Arab Today, arab today qualified tutors in short supply
Last Updated : GMT 06:35:45
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today

Qualified tutors in short supply

Arab Today, arab today

Arab Today, arab today Qualified tutors in short supply

Dubai - Arabstoday

The struggle to secure enough qualified teachers to deliver quality technical education is the biggest challenge vocational institutions in the UAE are currently facing, experts said last week. On a panel to discuss the future of the region\'s vocational education experts once again highlighted the importance of technical education as a crucial driver of the UAE\'s economy to diversify future manpower. The panel discussion was organised by Dubai Knowledge Village. \"One of our greatest challenges is to find qualified teachers in vocational education which is why we always look at industrial experience and not academic qualifications,\" said Dr Naji Al Mahdi, Executive Director of the National Institute of Vocational Education (Nive). \"What we try to do is match skills with background so it\'s now more about suitability rather than paper qualifications.\" He added what Nive does with Emiratis with industrial experience interested in teaching is put them on a year-long teacher training fundamental skills course. \"The most important aspect of teaching is to have the passion for it so what we are trying to do is identify skilled Emiratis who are interested in teaching to get the training.\" Dr Al Mahdi added Nive and other technical and vocational training institutes in the country struggle to find qualified teachers because of the nature of education degrees. \"A majority of teachers go through the traditional schooling and university paths to become teachers and therefore don\'t have the technical or experiential background to teach vocational education,\" he said. \"Vocational education should be the norm and not the exception, every schoolchild should be exposed to experiential learning; yet trying to implement this at the school level is always met with the obstacle of finding the right teachers.\" Dr Abdul Latif Al Shamsi, Director of the Institute of Applied Technology (IAT), said the UAE community\'s perceptions about vocational education were undergoing change. \"IAT was founded in 2005 as a high school system when it took over the old industrial schools that used to be for dropouts,\" he said. \"Last week we had an admission exam for students in Dubai who wanted to join grade 9 and we had 2,000 Emirati students sitting those exams; while our intake capacity for this year is 1,000… so something serious has changed.\" He added the acceptance of new vocational education systems among Emiratis is reflective of the public schooling system\'s failing pedagogy of rote learning.

arabstoday
arabstoday

Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today qualified tutors in short supply Arab Today, arab today qualified tutors in short supply

 



Name *

E-mail *

Comment Title*

Comment *

: Characters Left

Mandatory *

Terms of use

Publishing Terms: Not to offend the author, or to persons or sanctities or attacking religions or divine self. And stay away from sectarian and racial incitement and insults.

I agree with the Terms of Use

Security Code*

Arab Today, arab today qualified tutors in short supply Arab Today, arab today qualified tutors in short supply

 



Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation

GMT 18:41 2017 Friday ,20 October

Designer Aql Faqih aspires to innovation
Arab Today, arab today What's the reason and what you can do

GMT 05:44 2017 Sunday ,22 October

What's the reason and what you can do
Arab Today, arab today Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts

GMT 17:52 2017 Sunday ,03 September

Etiquette expert underlines importance of gifts
Arab Today, arab today Prayers turn to nightmare

GMT 06:14 2017 Sunday ,22 October

Prayers turn to nightmare
Arab Today, arab today Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge

GMT 11:26 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Hiring not part of Alibaba pledge
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today World's deepest lake in peril

GMT 15:54 2017 Friday ,20 October

World's deepest lake in peril
Arab Today, arab today Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action

GMT 10:54 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Ex-French minister Dati wants tough action
Arab Today, arab today Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'

GMT 16:07 2017 Friday ,20 October

Delhi braces for pollution 'airpocalypse'
Arab Today, arab today The history of solar eclipses

GMT 05:16 2017 Sunday ,20 August

The history of solar eclipses
Arab Today, arab today EU raids automaker BMW

GMT 11:06 2017 Saturday ,21 October

EU raids automaker BMW
Arab Today, arab today Sweden to get biggest car factory

GMT 14:10 2017 Friday ,20 October

Sweden to get biggest car factory
Arab Today, arab today Actress Mona Zaki praises husband’s role

GMT 08:15 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Actress Mona Zaki praises husband’s role
Arab Today, arab today Massacre fears spark race

GMT 19:09 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Massacre fears spark race

GMT 08:57 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Actress Shery Adel happy for Egypt’s qualification

GMT 18:15 2017 Monday ,16 October

British actress becomes fifth woman

GMT 16:53 2017 Tuesday ,05 September

Youssra depended on colored foam

GMT 16:00 2017 Wednesday ,18 October

Climate-disrupting volcanoes helped topple

GMT 10:46 2017 Saturday ,05 August

Nanis reveals simple ideas for home renovation

GMT 10:18 2017 Saturday ,21 October

How to do open-heart surgery

GMT 13:44 2017 Friday ,20 October

Barcelona through George Orwell’s eyes

GMT 17:12 2017 Monday ,07 August

Al-Shawaifi reveals secrets of total solar eclipse

GMT 20:46 2017 Thursday ,19 October

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

GMT 16:53 2017 Saturday ,02 September

Mai importance of gifts during Eid Al-Adha
Arab Today, arab today
Arab Today, arab today
 
 Arab Today Facebook,arab today facebook  Arab Today Twitter,arab today twitter Arab Today Rss,arab today rss  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube  Arab Today Youtube,arab today youtube
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday arabstoday arabstoday
arabstoday
بناية النخيل - رأس النبع _ خلف السفارة الفرنسية _بيروت - لبنان
arabstoday, Arabstoday, Arabstoday